$650.00

What a lovely old instrument with such a beautiful aged patina. This is a genuine Besson with serial number 106.379 showing it was manufactured in London between 1917 and 1921.
Inscribed on the Bell; Class A. 50 medals of Honour. Besson & Co. "Prototype" 198 Euston Rd London. England.
Inscribed on the valves;18, 17, 16.  Besson Brevete. 106.379

In 1837, Gustave-Auguste Besson (1820–1874) created the Besson brand in Paris with his new cornet. His instruments became famous in Europe, and he has been credited with over fifty inventions. In 1858, following a long series of lawsuits with Adolphe Sax, Gustave-Auguste Besson left Paris to build a factory in London.

Fields marked with an * are required.






What Customers Say

I was very happy with my purchase from Orakei Objet. As the purchase was sent to me, I totally relied on their honesty. It was exactly as described and photographed on their Website. They are thoroughly professional in their dealings. It was packed very well and delivered quickly. I would be very happy to buy again. Many thanks. Gary

G Goldfinch

Orakei Objet is a delightful antique and art store providing excellent collector/stand alone items. The shop interior is thoughtfully organized with new objects to be discovered upon each visit, and the store owner is welcoming as well as helpful. Upon entering the premises, it becomes extremely apparent that they are knowledgeable and passionate in their trade.

Lily Wei

Wonderful new Antique and Interiors store in a really accessible location. Items have clearly been carefully selected by the owner who is a stylist. Such an eclectic range of objects to choose for my new house. Love it!

태미

Search the Orakei Objet website:

  • Monday:
    Tuesday:
    Wednesday:
    Thursday:
    Friday:
    Saturday: 10am - 4pm
    Sunday: 10am - 4pm
  • E-mail us
  • 021 029 38268Call us
  • Orakei Bay Village
    236 Orakei Road, Remuera
    Auckland 1050